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From <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: Re: Rethink Subversion
Date Mon, 24 Nov 2003 23:03:51 GMT
Thanks much Daniel.  It's good to hear from you.  Actually it was you and the presentation
by Greg that compelled me to have a discussion with Jeff to reconsider subversion.  I think
we made the right decision and feel really confident now that we have your help.  

THanks again,
Alex

> 
> From: Jeff Machols <jmachols@comcast.net>
> Date: 2003/11/24 Mon PM 05:02:02 EST
> To: Apache Directory Developers List <directory-dev@incubator.apache.org>
> CC: gstein@apache.org,  infrastructure@apache.org
> Subject: Re: Rethink Subversion
> 
> On Mon, 2003-11-24 at 16:27, Daniel Rall wrote:
> > +1 from me, meaning I'm willing to help ease those growing pains.  I spoke about

> > this a bit with Alex at ApacheCon, and he also seemed very interested in trying

> > out Subversion.
> > 
> Thanks Daniel.  Here is how I would like to proceed, let me know what
> you think.  
> 
> I have brought down our CVS tarball from sourceforge.  I will create a
> local SVN report and use the cvs2svn to get the initial SVN repo
> created.
> 
> Once this is done, I will work on moving the directory structures to the
> new layout (Which we still to define!).  This is the part I will
> probably need some help with.
> 
> I will then run the conversion script to change the package names and
> add the apache license header to the files.
> 
> I will probably only do this with one or two of the root level
> directories.  Once it looks like everything works, we will do a code
> freeze, and run the process for the entire CVS tarball, and bring the
> new subversion repo in.
> > 
> > Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> > > +1 from me, too.  And I say that knowing full well that we will have some
> > > growing pains with Subversion.
> > > 
> > > I am cc'ing Greg and the infrastructure folks to give them a heads up that
> > > we may need some help ASAP to get started, if no one objects to using
> > > Subversion.
> > > 
> > > 	--- Noel
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jeff Machols [mailto:jmachols@comcast.net]
> > > Sent: Monday, November 24, 2003 13:10
> > > To: Apache Directory Developers List
> > > Subject: Rethink Subversion
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Guys,
> > > 
> > > I know we talked about this before, but I think we should think about
> > > using subversion instead of CVS for the directory project.  The benefits
> > > are becoming apparent now.  Right off the bat it will help with the
> > > migration from source forge, plus the advantages of the Meta-data and
> > > atomic check-ins.  I know there may be a small learning curve, but I
> > > would rather do this now when we are changing infrastructure anyway,
> > > than have to go through this in the future when we are worried more
> > > important things: the releases, code, etc.
> > > 
> > > So I am a +1 to use Subversion instead of CVS.
> > > 
> > > Jeff
> > 
> > 
> 
> 


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